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Google could build a hoverboard, but won't

Buried deep in the bowels of Google's top-secret X lab is the technology that could, theoretically, enable us to all have a <i>Back to the Future</i>-style hoverboard. Unfortunately, according to the lab's director of moonshots, that's where it's going to stay, disappointing all of the bullied nerds of …

The 30,000-pound bomb that could be used against Iran's nuclear facilities 'boggles the mind'

Negotiators are working toward a June 30 deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran.<p>Should the negotiations ultimately fail and the talks fall apart, the Obama administration and any future US president will have what Michael Crowley of Politico describes as an awe-inspiring "plan B" …

Here's how much it costs to fly Obama from Maryland to Miami and back

America's "flying Oval Office" costs taxpayers $206,337 every hour it is in flight, according to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) letter obtained by the nonprofit Judicial Watch.<p>And according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch, the "most expensive-to-operate Air Force One to date," flew …

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5G Vs 4G: Will 5G Technology Bring New Dimensions To Wireless?

<b>Building technology that will connect billions of people and things to the internet, and to one another, without wires.</b><p>While much of the world is …

Here are the most fascinating innovations in underwater travel

Two-thirds of our world is made up of water, which is why travel operators are starting to integrate underwater attractions into travel. It's the next frontier in the travel industry, as the area underneath our oceans has largely yet to be explored.<p>There is already an array of underwater …

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Vladimir Putin calls Barack Obama to discuss Ukraine and Islamic State

Russian president initiates rare phone call with his US counterpart to discuss Ukraine, Isil and Iran<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart Barack Obama on Thursday to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's advances and a deal on Iran's nuclear …

Obama bounces back

As the president racks up a week of victories, shouts outside the Oval and fistbumps inside.<p>There was shouting in the hallway outside the Oval Office when the decision came down — but most people couldn’t tell at first whether it was happy or distraught.<p>President Barack Obama was in the Oval Office …

Microsoft has a strange new mission statement

The memo was obtained earlier by Geekwire, and Business Insider has also seen a copy.<p>It contains a new official mission statement for the company: "Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more."<p>That's pretty vague.<p>Microsoft's mission statement early on …

9 beautiful watches that will last a lot longer than the Apple Watch

This is Apple's first true luxury product, and it's priced accordingly.<p>In the world of fine watches, $10,000 is an important threshold. Once you cross that line, you start buying for investment. These are the watches that become family heirlooms: timepieces that are kept forever, worn on special …

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Today's Supreme Court ruling leaves no ambiguity for the next president

But the decision's ramifications could be felt in the 2016 election and beyond, especially if a Republican wins the White House next year.<p>That's because the Supreme Court not only ruled the federal subsidies are legal under the Affordable Care Act, but it also did not leave any ambiguity that would …

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Father Tells Son A Horrible Truth About His Mother What Happens Next Is Hilarious

The best ways to free up space on your 16GB iPhone

That's because some of your device's storage is being used for important things that make it work, like the iOS operating system.<p>The following steps will help you maximize the little space you have left on your iOS device, and you should be left with quite a bit if you follow all of them …

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Which countries love and hate President Obama

In a new report released , Pew combined the insights of 40 different countries to find out how each one views the American president.<p>Here's a look at what they found.<p>Of all the countries surveyed, an average of 65% of people said they have confidence in Obama to "do the right thing regarding world …

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Lexus says its hoverboard really flies, but it won't soar into stores

Lexus unveiled an online ad featuring a hoverboard Wednesday, but "Back to the Future" fans won't be getting their hands on it.<p>The futuristic skateboard that seems to levitate was not invented to be sold, a spokeswoman said after Lexus released a video demonstrating a prototype at a Barcelona …

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